VMware Certified Professional - Data Center Virtualization: VMware Certified Professional - Data Center Virtualization 2021 (VCP-DCV 2021)

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Discover how to implement, manage, and troubleshoot a vSphere infrastructure while you prepare for the VMware Certified Professional - Data Center Virtualization 2021 (VCP-DCV 2021) certification.

COURSES INCLUDED

VMware VCP-DCV vSphere 7: Virtualization, SDDC, & ESXi Hosts
For IT professionals pursuing a job role that involves advanced VMware vSphere management, or those pursuing the VMware Certified Professional - Data Center Virtualization 2021 certification, this course will introduce you to installation, configuration, and management skills you require. You'll first learn the basic concepts of virtualization when using VMware vSphere ESXi7. You'll explore vSphere and how it relates to the Software Defined Data Center and the cloud infrastructure necessary to support virtualized infrastructure. You'll learn about the elements associated with the ESXi host architecture needed to deploy and manage one or more ESXi hosts as part of your enterprise virtualization solution. Finally, you'll examine how to install an ESXi host using nested virtualization to create a virtualized ESXi Host. This course is one in a series that helps prepare learners for the VMware Certified Professional - Data Center Virtualization 2021 (VCP-DCV 2021) exam.
5 videos | 1h 22m has Assessment available Badge
VMware VCP-DCV vSphere 7: ESXi Host Configuration
In this course, you'll learn how to use the Direct Console User Interface to configure an ESXi host, and about the primary actions you can take to administer, manage, and fix issues associated with the ESXi host from within the DCUI. You'll also explore how to use the Host Client to configure an ESXi host and the primary actions that you can take to administer, manage, and fix issues associated with the ESXi host from within the Host Client. This course is one in a series that helps prepare learners for the VMware Certified Professional - Data Center Virtualization 2021 (VCP-DCV 2021) exam.
2 videos | 40m has Assessment available Badge
VMware VCP-DCV vSphere 7: VM Provisioning, Tools, Files, & Containers
In this course, you'll learn how to create and provision a virtual machine using the Host Client and review how to create and configure a Windows 10 VM. You'll explore the importance of installing and using VMware Tools on all of the VMs in your organization and learn how to install the VMware Tools and ensure they are operating properly. Next, you'll examine all the files that make up a VM and the purpose of each file type. Finally, you'll learn about containers, the purpose of each of their components, and how they all work together to provide containerized services for vSphere7. This course is one in a series that helps prepare learners for the VMware Certified Professional - Data Center Virtualization 2021 (VCP-DCV 2021) exam.
4 videos | 1h 31m has Assessment available Badge
VMware VCP-DCV vSphere 7: vCenter Server Architecture, Appliance, & Inventory
In this course, you'll explore the basic concepts of vCenter Server architecture when using VMware vSphere ESXi7. You'll learn how to deploy and configure the vCenter Server Appliance, including the different ways that you can deploy from a Windows, macOS, or Linux system. Then, you'll learn how to manage the vCenter Server inventory using the vSphere Client and how to create a data center object within vCenter and populate it with other objects such as ESXi hosts and VMs. This course is one in a series that helps prepare learners for the VMware Certified Professional - Data Center Virtualization 2021 (VCP-DCV 2021) exam.
3 videos | 1h 7m has Assessment available Badge
VMware VCP-DCV vSphere 7: vCenter Domains, Identity Sources, Access, & Backup
In this course, you'll review how to successfully join a domain and add an identity source using the vSphere Client. You'll learn how to join the vCenter Server Appliance to a Windows Active Directory Domain and then add the domain as an identity source for single sign-on use. Next, you'll explore the roles and permissions necessary to enable access to objects in vCenter and how they work together to help secure your vCenter Server Appliance and all of the objects managed by it. Next, you'll learn the importance of business continuity and disaster recovery plans to your organization. You'll also see how to back up the vCenter Server Appliance using the vCenter Management Interface. This course is one in a series that helps prepare learners for the VMware Certified Professional - Data Center Virtualization 2021 (VCP-DCV 2021) exam.
3 videos | 1h 9m has Assessment available Badge
VMware VCP-DCV vSphere 7: vCenter Monitoring, Protection, Migration, & Upgrading
In this course, you'll explore vCenter Server tasks, events, and appliance health metrics. You'll learn how to use both the vSphere Client and the vCenter Management Interface to view the various tasks, events, and health metrics that you have access to. Next, you'll review the basic concepts associated with using High Availability to protect a vCenter Server Appliance. You'll learn where to go to set up vCenter Server Appliance High Availability using the vSphere Client. Finally, you'll learn the importance of migration and upgrade plans to your organization and the different options that you have when pursuing a migration or upgrade to vSphere 7. This course is one in a series that helps prepare learners for the VMware Certified Professional - Data Center Virtualization 2021 (VCP-DCV 2021) exam.
3 videos | 1h 10m has Assessment available Badge
VMware VCP-DCV vSphere 7: vSphere Terminology & Standard Switches
In this course, you'll review key terminology you should know when working with vSphere networking. You'll also learn how to create and manage standard switches, including how to create a vSphere standard switch on an ESXi host using the vSphere Client from within the vCenter Server Appliance. This course is one in a series that helps prepare learners for the VMware Certified Professional - Data Center Virtualization 2021 (VCP-DCV 2021) exam.
2 videos | 48m has Assessment available Badge
VMware VCP-DCV vSphere 7: Switch Security, Traffic Shaping, Load Balancing, & Creation
In this course, you'll examine how to configure virtual switch security and traffic shaping on a vSphere standard switch using the vSphere Client from within the vCenter Server Appliance. You'll also learn how to configure virtual switch load balancing policies on a vSphere standard switch using the vSphere Client. Finally, you'll learn how to create and manage a vSphere distributed switch VDS. This course is one in a series that helps prepare learners for the VMware Certified Professional - Data Center Virtualization 2021 (VCP-DCV 2021) exam.
3 videos | 1h 9m has Assessment available Badge
VMware VCP-DCV vSphere 7: vSphere Storage & Datastores
In this course, you'll review key terminology that you need to understand to work with vSphere Storage. You'll learn about storage protocols and storage device types you should be aware of in order to deploy and use storage mechanisms with vCenter. You'll examine how to configure and use an iSCSI software adapter to mount an iSCSI backed storage target from an ESXi host using the vSphere Client. Next, you'll look at how to create and manage VMFS datastores, including how to create and manage a VMFS datastore using the vSphere Client from within the vCenter Server Appliance. You'll also learn how to create and manage NFS datastores. This course is one in a series that helps prepare learners for the VMware Certified Professional - Data Center Virtualization 2021 (VCP-DCV 2021) exam.
4 videos | 1h 32m has Assessment available Badge
VMware VCP-DCV vSphere 7: Multipathing & vSAN Solutions
In this course, you'll examine the key items necessary for managing multipathing with iSCSI and NFS. You'll learn how to work with both an iSCSI and NFS multipath using the vSphere Client from within the vCenter Server Appliance. Then, you'll explore how to create and manage a vSAN solution and work with a vSAN datastore using the vSphere Client. This course is one in a series that helps prepare learners for the VMware Certified Professional - Data Center Virtualization 2021 (VCP-DCV 2021) exam.
2 videos | 50m has Assessment available Badge
VMware VCP-DCV vSphere 7: Managing & Deploying VMs
In this course, you'll examine the key aspects of virtual machine management, including a review of some of the settings that are useful for optimizing your VMs. You'll compare templates and cloning, examining when each would be the right choice to use to deploy VMs. You'll learn how to use cloning to create a copy of a VM and how to use a template to deploy a VM. Finally, you'll explore use cases for content libraries and how to use a template from the library to deploy a VM into your production data center. This course is one in a series that helps prepare learners for the VMware Certified Professional - Data Center Virtualization 2021 (VCP-DCV 2021) exam.
3 videos | 1h 14m has Assessment available Badge
VMware VCP-DCV vSphere 7: VM Customization, Management, & Snapshots
In this course, you'll learn about the importance of automation in the provisioning and deployment process for VMs. You'll explore how to create and use a customization specification file as part of a VM deployment cycle. Next, you'll look at the reasons why using vMotion as a proactive VM management tool can yield great results in many areas. You'll learn how to use vMotion and Storage vMotion to move a VM and its back-end storage while powered on. You'll move on to learn how using VM snapshots can provide several benefits, including the ability to travel back and forth in time, reconfiguring the VM in the process. Finally, you'll explore how to create and apply snapshots using the vSphere Client. This course is one in a series that helps prepare learners for the VMware Certified Professional - Data Center Virtualization 2021 (VCP-DCV 2021) exam.
3 videos | 1h 10m has Assessment available Badge
VMware VCP-DCV vSphere 7: Resource Management & Alarms
In this course, you examine the issues associated with memory and CPU resource management. You'll learn how to create and use resource pools and vApps to control resource allocations through the use of reservations, shares, and limits. Next, you'll explore some of the tools that can be used to monitor resource usage in vCenter, how to use the advanced monitoring capabilities built into vCenter, and the use of esxtop via PuTTY. You'll then move on to learn about vCenter alarms, what they can be used for, and why they are so important for the health of your vSphere infrastructure. Finally, you'll learn how to create an alarm and how the concept of hierarchy applies to alarms. This course is one in a series that helps prepare learners for the VMware Certified Professional - Data Center Virtualization 2021 (VCP-DCV 2021) exam.
3 videos | 1h 12m has Assessment available Badge
VMware VCP-DCV vSphere 7: DRS Clusters & High Availability
In this course, you'll learn about the role of Distributed Resource Scheduling in host clusters, as well as how to create a host cluster and enable DRS. You'll learn about the various components of the vSphere High Availability service and the types of host failures that VMware defines. You'll also review the different admission control types available with vSphere HA. This course is one in a series that helps prepare learners for the VMware Certified Professional - Data Center Virtualization 2021 (VCP-DCV 2021) exam.
2 videos | 49m has Assessment available Badge
VMware VCP-DCV vSphere 7: vSphere HA Clusters & Fault Tolerance
In this course, you'll explore the importance of vSphere High Availability in the modern enterprise. You'll learn how to enable, configure, and optimize the HA service in your host cluster. Then, you'll examine the role of fault tolerance in host clusters and how to enable fault tolerance to protect a VM. This course is one in a series that helps prepare learners for the VMware Certified Professional - Data Center Virtualization 2021 (VCP-DCV 2021) exam.
2 videos | 49m has Assessment available Badge
VMware VCP-DCV vSphere 7: Update Planner & Lifecycle Manager
In this course, you'll learn about the vCenter Server Update Planner capability built into vCenter, as well as the different reports that can be created and used with this tool. Next, you'll explore the Lifecycle Manager and how it can be used to keep your vSphere infrastructure secure and healthy. You'll also learn how set up a host cluster and configure the Lifecycle Manager service. This course is one in a series that helps prepare learners for the VMware Certified Professional - Data Center Virtualization 2021 (VCP-DCV 2021) exam.
2 videos | 45m has Assessment available Badge
VMware VCP-DCV vSphere 7: Baselines, Cluster Image Validation, & VM Upgrades
In this course, you'll learn about the use of baselines to update ESXi hosts through the Lifecycle Manager, as well as how to create and attach custom baselines for an ESXi host in a cluster. You'll also explore the use of images to update ESXi hosts through the Lifecycle Manager and how to import and work with an image for an ESXi host in a cluster. Next, you'll review the capabilities that the VMware Lifecycle Manager offers by examining how upgrading VMware Tools and VM hardware can be managed. Finally, you'll learn how to perform an upgrade on one or multiple VMs for both the VMware Tools and VM hardware. This course is one in a series that helps prepare learners for the VMware Certified Professional - Data Center Virtualization 2021 (VCP-DCV 2021) exam.
3 videos | 1h has Assessment available Badge
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